Comparing Programming Languages with Women

Assembler – A female track star who holds all the world speed records. She is hard and bumpy, and so is not that pleasant to embrace. She can cook up any meal, but needs a complete and detailed recipe. She is not beautiful or educated, and speaks in monosyllables like “MOV, JUMP, INC”. She has a fierce and violent temper that make her the choice of last resort. FORTRAN – Your grey-haired grandmother. People make fun of her just because she is … weiterlesen…

True History Of The Net

[Key Players and Terms identified at end]

First there was God. He was quite lonely so he created Dennis.

Dennis was unimpressed with God.

So,… God created Brian.

But, Brian got bored with God.

So Brian and Dennis started playing, and they created C. God saw C, and saw that it was good. So he decided to let Brian and Dennis play some more.

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How did the chicken cross the road

NT Chicken Will cross the road in June. No, August. September for sure. OS/2 Chicken It crossed the road in style years ago, but it was so quiet that nobody noticed. Win 95 Chicken You see different colored feathers while it crosses, but cook it and it still tastes like … chicken. Microsoft Chicken (TM) It’s already on both sides of the road. And it just bought the road. OOP Chicken It doesn’t need to cross the road, it just sends a … weiterlesen…

Drug Dealers vs. Software Developers

Drug dealers Software developers Refer to their clients as “users” Refer to their clients as “users” “The first one’s free!“ “Download a free trial version…“ Have important South-East Asian connections (to help move the stuff) Have important South-East Asian connections (to help debug the code) Strange jargon: “Stick,” “Rock,” “Dime bag,” “E” Strage jargon: “SCSI,” “RTFM,” “Java,” “ISDN” Realize that there’s tons of cash in the 14- to 25-year-old market Realize that there’s tons of cash in the 14- to 25-year-old market … weiterlesen…